Marie B. Scala

Born: Mon., Nov. 12, 1934
Died: Thu., Sep. 26, 2013

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Marie "mimi" Burnham Scala, 78 of Mount Kisco, NY passed away September 26, 2013 unexpectedly at Albany Medical Center. She was born in Canton, NY on November 12, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Aaron and Adeline Burnham. She was a devoted wife of 56 years to the late Frances Scala who passed away in December 2013. She was a loving mother to Michael, Lynne and Laurie. She adored her grandchildren, Jeffrey, Aaron, Frankie, Amanda, Christina, Michael, Crystal and Anthony and her great grandchildren, Chyenne, Emily and James. Also surviving are her brothers; Daniel and Donald Burnham and sister; Virginia Krammer, and many nieces and nephews. Marie had been employed at Northern Westchester Hospital as a dietician which she went to college for at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY, before she became a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She loved making Christmas cookies and making her crafts for the holidays. She loved taking pictures and making her own scrapbooks. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings Robert, Lucille, Dorothy and Irene. Per Marie's wishes, cremation has taken place. Services will be held on, Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 4pm to 8pm at Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home, 39 So. Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (845)452-1840. Memorial Prayers will be said at 7PM. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to a Catholic charity of your choice. To send on line condolences please visit our website at

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